Credit Counselor Salary

A Credit Counselor earns an average salary of $43,255 per year.

$32,596 - $56,394
$33K
$44K
$56K
MEDIAN: $43,923
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$12.06 - $19.27
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$16
$19
MEDIAN: $15.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$32,596 - $56,394  
   
Bonus
$450.00  
Total Pay (?
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$29,590 - $54,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $19.27  
   
Overtime
$22.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$450.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,590 - $54,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Credit Counselor

  • Work with creditors and track debt and repayment activity.
  • Perform calculations and create recommendations for clients.
  • Consult with clients and review documentation to determine debt, income, and liquidation options.
  • Explain available services and obtain payment from clients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Credit Counselor

Pay by Experience for a Credit Counselor has a neutral trend. An entry-level Credit Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Credit Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Credit Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 9 salaries. A Credit Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Credit Counselor

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Credit Counselor Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Late-Career
▼4%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 17%
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